Bossa Nova Love Affair

Bossa Nova Love Affair is the official streaming radio partner for The Sounds of Brazil!

This two-hour program airs daily on our streaming Station from 03-11-20 through 03-17-20. Listen Monday-Friday at 7 am, 3 pm, 6 pm and midnight Central Time (US). Weekends, too. 

  • On The Radio: Listen to The Sounds of Brazil every Sunday, 2-4 pm on Chicago’s 90.9 FM WDCB and streaming live at 
  • On Demand: This program is available for repeat listening from March 15th to March 29th, 2020.  Click here to Listen.


The Sounds of Brazil is one of 13 streaming music channels at
The Sounds of Brazil is one of 13 streaming music channels at

Lamb? Or… Lion?

It’s a roll of the dice this time of year. St. Patrick’s Day can bring a rainy chill or even snow. Or it might bring 70’s and sunshine, making winter instantly irrelevant.

I say that Bossa Nova is the cure for March’s unpredictability. It makes us yearn for the Sunshine Season. All we have to do is listen!

So this week, I’m flirting with the idea of a Bossa Nova Love Affair! And you should too, because nothing says ‘Spring Fling’ like two hours of Brazil’s most famous rhythm.

Plus a Brazil Back2Back that’s sure to cause a few Waves. That’s in our second hour.

So, welcome to the radio show where the sun is always shining, and where conditions are perfect for The Sounds of Brazil… 

Happy Listening,
Scott Adams

March Fridays are dedicated to our favorite versions of ‘The Waters of March’ for Brazil Back2Back, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Listen at the top of the hour, 11 am, 2 pm and 5 pm Central. Always two of a kind, and always two in a row! Have an idea for an upcoming Brazil Back2Back? Click here to see the entire schedule.

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Make A Reservation to join me for The Sunday Brazilian Brunch. It’s perfect for smoothing out the bumps of a busy week. Three full hours every Sunday beginning at 5 am Central, and then again at 9 am, 2 pm and 8 pm. No app needed when you click the ‘play’ arrow at the bottom of every page at

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Bossa Nova Love Affair

Hour 1:
Set 1: The Sounds of Brazil Opening Theme

Saudade Vem Correndo<>Bebel Gilberto/Tudo
Ilha Dos Frades<>Velas/Velas
It Might As Well (Be Spring)<>Astrud Gilberto/Getz Au Go-Go
Welcome to the Brazil Club Lounge
Quiet Moments<>Lonnie Liston Smith/Exotic Mysteries
Special Announcement
Ipanema Afternoon<>Oscar Castro-Neves/Scandals

Set 2:
Introduce Next Song

Voce<>Emilio Santiago/Perdido de Amor
Te Querendo<>Azymuth/Brazilian Soul
Introduce Next Set
Triste<>Sarah Vaughan/Brazilian Horizons
The Mood Is Modal<>Beat Girls/The Mood Is Modal
Aguas De Marco<>Rosa Passos/Best of Rosa Passos

Set 3: Introduce This Week’s Spotlight Song
Samba Da Minha Terra<>Joao Gilberto/Legendary
Tristeza Em Mim<>Sergio Mendes-Brazil 65/Best Of
O Barquinho<>Maysa/Barquinho
Debra Ann<>Terra Sul/Kindness of Strangers

Bossa Nova Love Affair

Hour 2:
Set 1:

Un Beijo Na Boca<>Latin Vibe/Latin Vibe
Batidinha<>Antonio Carlos Jobim/Wave
Welcome To Our Second Hour
So Nice<>Astrud Gilberto/A Certain Smile
Leblon<>Adam Dunning/Sunset Monkeys
Café Caldo<>Mazachigno/Cafe Roma 2
Special Announcement
Rio Sway<>Brian Simpson & Maysa/Out Of A Dream

Set 2:
Introduce Brazil Back2Back: ‘Wave’

Wave<>Oscar Peterson/Motions & Emotions
Wave<>Joao Gilberto/Amoroso
Introduce Next Set
Quando Voce Voltar<>J. Marino & Friends/My Little Town
Big Sur Cruise<>Marcos Ariel/Wave Hunter
Rosa Morena<>Yeahwon Shin/Yeahwon

Set 3:
Introduce Final Set

My Cheri Amor<>Alexia Bomtempo/Astrolabio
Estrada Branca<>Til Bronner/That Summer

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Next Week: Always the best in Brazilian jazz and more!  Be sure to listen and you’re invited to make a request or drop a note in the Chat Box on our Lounge page, too!

I hope you’ll enjoy the show and please – tell a few friends about us on 90.9 FM WDCB in Chicago and, 2 pm CT every Sunday.

Whether it’s your radio, your computer at work or your tablet or smart phone, thanks for tuning in! It’s always great to share the music.

Bossa Nova Love Affair